Culture / Living
December 20, 2016 | General News
Spanish-speaking counselors from UGA help fill community need
A team of counseling psychology graduate students led by a University of Georgia professor is improving the availability of mental health care for the Athens-area Latino population.
December 16, 2016 | General News
Crisis communication experts debate Samsung Galaxy Note7 global response
As holiday shoppers scurry to buy the newest electronic gadgets, crisis communication experts from the University of Georgia weighed in on the communication tactics of one of the most well-known global electronics brands—Samsung.
December 14, 2016 | General News
UGA experts predict a bright economy for 2017
Georgia's economy will continue its upward trajectory next year and beyond, according to the Georgia Economic Outlook forecast from the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business.
December 13, 2016 | Research News
It matters who you know: Referral networks in the labor market
Half of all workers say they found their current job through a friend or social acquaintance, but "job-referral networks" may help perpetuate inequality, according to new research from the University of Georgia.
December 13, 2016 | Events on Campus
More than 2,700 students eligible for UGA’s fall Commencement
The University of Georgia will welcome its newest alumni on Dec. 16 as 1,649 undergraduates and 1,108 graduate students-for a total of 2,757-have met requirements to walk in the university's fall Commencement ceremonies.
December 8, 2016 | Research News
Papers in 1972 Supreme Court case have implications for journalist’s privilege today
Analysis of the papers of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr. sheds new light on a nearly 45-year-old ruling involving journalist's privilege, according to William E. Lee at the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.
December 1, 2016 | Research News
Narcissistic individuals use social media to self-promote
A new statistical review of 62 studies with over 13,000 individuals found that narcissism has a modest but reliable positive relationship with a range of social media behaviors. The largest effects were with the number of friends/followers narcissists had and frequency of status updates, followed by selfie postings, according to University of Georgia psychology researchers.
November 28, 2016 | Honors & Awards
UGA Alumni Association announces eighth annual Bulldog 100 list
The University of Georgia Alumni Association has released the 2017 Bulldog 100. This annual program recognizes the fastest-growing businesses owned or operated by UGA alumni. More than 500 nominations were submitted for the 2017 list.
November 22, 2016 | Events on Campus
UGA’s Spotlight on the Arts festival breaks attendance record
More than 23,000 people attended the University of Georgia's Spotlight on the Arts festival this November, setting an attendance record for the fifth straight year.
November 21, 2016 | General News
UGA School of Music hosts students from partner school in Kenya
Kenyan teenagers who received online music lessons from Hugh Hodgson School of Music graduate students are currently on a tour of the Classic City.
November 21, 2016 | General News
Early applications to UGA reach new high, set academic records
Students have applied for early action admission to the University of Georgia in unprecedented numbers, and they've set records for academic accomplishment.
November 20, 2016 | Honors & Awards
Laura Courchesne named 2017 Rhodes Scholar
Laura Courchesne's work throughout her three-plus years at the University of Georgia paid off incredible dividends Saturday evening as she became one of 32 students in the U.S. to be named a Rhodes Scholar, receiving the oldest and most celebrated international fellowship award in the world.
November 18, 2016 | General News
UGA announces $1.2 billion fundraising campaign
The University of Georgia announced an ambitious goal of $1.2 billion for the Commit to Georgia Campaign as well as a lead gift from the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation on Nov. 17 at a kickoff event at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta.
November 17, 2016 | Honors & Awards
Georgia Museum of Art wins national and regional awards
Since late July, the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia has received five national and regional awards for its exhibitions and publications.
November 16, 2016 | Events on Campus
Applications now being accepted for VetCAMP 2017
Applications for VetCAMP 2017 will be accepted now through Jan. 27, according to organizers at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine.